Search by:
Program Area: All
AllICT4DAgricultureEmergency Response and RecoveryHealthEducationMicrofinanceSupply Chain ManagementWater SecurityJustice and PeacebuildingPartnership and Capacity StrengtheningMonitoring Evaluation Accountability and LearningYouth
Type: All
AllTools for Field Staff - Best Practices - Fact Sheet - Guidelines - Learning Briefs - Manuals - Tool Kits - Federal Regulation - Code of ConductResearch - Case Studies - Papers/Reports - Journal article - Impact Evaluations - Evaluations/Assessments
Region: All
AllAfricaGreeceAsiaCentral America, South America & the CaribbeanEuropeMiddle East & North AfricaUnited States

Guidelines | May 12, 2009

Protocol for Relations with Church Partners (English, French and Spanish)

To support the process of developing relations with the Church, CRS presents this protocol for relationships with Church partners, designed to strengthen bonds of solidarity and promote a strategic dialogue in our service to the poor. The protocol presents guidelines and ideas for building Church relations and developing complementary visions, as well as principles for strengthening relationships and maintaining a strategic dialogue.


  • CRS Partnerships with the Church

  • Background: CRS and Its Relations with National Churches

  • How CRS Can Be a Better Partner

  • Working with National and Local Church Structures

  • Active Management of the Church Partnership

  • Good Practices for Partnership Relations with the Church

  • Appendix: Quick Reminder Sheet